cold machine

Cold weather can take a toll on construction machinery, causing issues such as reduced battery performance and increased wear on parts. Proper maintenance is essential to ensure that your equipment stays in good working condition during the winter months. Here are some tips for keeping your construction machines maintained in cold weather:

  1. Keep batteries charged: Cold weather can reduce the performance of batteries, making it more difficult to start equipment. To prevent issues, be sure to keep batteries fully charged and maintain proper battery care, including cleaning the terminals and keeping them dry.

  2. Use the right oil: Different types of oil have different viscosities, or thicknesses, and using the wrong oil in cold weather can cause problems. Consult the owner's manual to determine the recommended oil for your equipment and the temperature range in which it should be used.

  3. Check and replace filters: Filters, such as fuel and air filters, can become clogged with snow and ice, reducing the efficiency of your equipment. Be sure to check and replace filters as needed to ensure that your equipment is running at its best.

  4. Keep moving parts lubricated: Cold weather can cause moving parts to become stiff and less efficient. To prevent issues, be sure to keep all moving parts lubricated as recommended in the owner's manual.

  5. Protect equipment from the elements: To prevent damage from snow and ice, be sure to cover your equipment when it is not in use and remove any snow or ice before starting it up.

By following these tips, you can help ensure that your construction machines are well-maintained and ready to tackle even the coldest weather. Proper maintenance is crucial to keeping your equipment running smoothly and safely all winter long.

To ensure that your construction equipment is well-maintained and ready to handle cold weather, be sure to call ConEquip Parts at 716-836-5069 for all of your parts needs. Their team of experts can help you find the right parts to keep your equipment running smoothly and efficiently all winter long. Don't let cold weather slow down your construction projects – trust ConEquip Parts to keep your equipment in top condition.